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Headed to the White House
at the National Constitution Center

From the campaign trail to Inauguration Day, learn about all aspects of a U.S. presidential election at this comprehensive exhibit

525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: 2016 presidential election, democratic national convention, events, family friendly, historic philadelphia, museums, old city, philadelphia, special exhibition,
The Golden Age of King Midas
at the Penn Museum

Learn the legendary story of King Midas and his Golden Touch

3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhood: University City, West, West Philly Tags: art, museums, penn museum, philadelphia, philadelphia neighborhoods, special exhibition, university city,
Audubon to Warhol at
The Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Celebrate and explore the history of the American still life

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square Tags: arts, attractions, audubon to warhol, benjamin franklin parkway, exhibitions, museums, philadelphia museum of art,
Terror Behind the Walls

Premier haunted house in Philadelphia’s historic prison

Eastern State Penitentiary
N. 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Fairmount Tags: eastern state penitentiary, fairmount, fall events, halloween, museums, nightlife, terror behind the walls, tours,
Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting

Philadelphia Museum of Art is the only place in the U.S. stop to view this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square Tags: art, benjamin franklin parkway, discovering the impressionists: paul durand-ruel and the new painting, events, exhibitions, fall events, logan square, museums, philadelphia museum of art, summer events,
Eastern State Penitentiary

Radical 19th century prison designed to create social change

22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Fairmount Tags: eastern state penitentiary, fairmount, halloween, historic attractions, historic prisons, history, museums,
Please Touch Museum

Where kids ages 1 – 7 are boss

4231 Avenue of the Republic
Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Neighborhood: North Philadelphia, Fairmount Park Tags: attractions, carousel, fairmount park, family friendly, family friendly philadelphia, for kids, memorial hall, museums, philadelphia, philadelphia childrens museum, please touch museum,
Philadelphia CityPASS

Save on Philadelphia’s most popular attractions

1 North Independence Mall W
(Available at Various Locations)
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City, Fairmount Tags: city pass, citypass, discounts, museums, philadelphia, special offers, tours,
The Betsy Ross House

The birthplace of the American flag

239 Arch Street
The American Flag House and Betsy Ross Memorial
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: betsy ross house, historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, museums, must see philadelphia, old city,
Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography Of Jacques Lowe at the National Constitution Center

Intimate images of the Kennedy family

525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: arts, attractions, events, exhibitions, independence mall, museums, national constitution center, old city, spring events, summer eents, winter events,
Penn Museum

Unearthing the riches of the world’s cultural heritage

3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhood: University City, West Tags: history museums, museums, penn museum, philadelphia, philadelphia museums, the university of pennsylvania museum of archaeology and anthropology, university city, university museums, university of pennsylvania,
Horace Pippin: The Way I See It at the Brandywine River Museum of Art

The first major Pippin exhibition in the U.S. in two decades

100 Creek Rd
U.S. Route 1 and PA 100
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Neighborhood: Tags: african american art, brandywine river museum, brandywine river museum of art, chadds ford, chester county, events, exhibitions, horace pippin, museums, spring events, summer events,
Indian Nation at the American Swedish Historical Museum

Check out a dozen models of America’s first motorcycle engineered by a Swedish-American immigrant

1900 Pattison Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19145

Neighborhood: South Philadelphia Tags: american swedish historical museum, exhibitions, indian nation: indian motorcycles and america, museums, museums and attractions, south philadelphia, spring events, summer events,
The Art of the Brick at
The Franklin Institute

Acclaimed art exhibition created entirely from LEGO®

222 N. 20TH STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square Tags: benjamin franklin parkway, events, exhibitions, family friendly, lego, museums, nathan sawya, the art of the brick, the franklin institute,
Cézanne Uncovered: Two Sketches Revealed Through Conservation at The Barnes Foundation

Never-before-seen sketches on view for a limited time

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square Tags: arts, attractions, barnes foundation, benjamin franklin parkway, cézanne uncovered: two sketches revealed through conservation, exhibitions, logan square, museums, spring events, the barnes foundation,
New Hall Military Museum

A history of America’s early aversion to, but respect for, military entanglements

320 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City Tags: center city, historic philadelphia, history, history museums, independence national historical park, military museums, museums, new hall military museum, old city,
Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano at the
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Unprecedented collection of Japanese artwork only on view in Philadelphia

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square Tags: art museums, art of the kano, events, exhibitions, japan, japanese art, museums, philadelphia museum of art, winter events,
Bug Fest at the
Academy of Natural Sciences

Weekend celebration of the creepy, crawly world of insects

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square Tags: academy of natural sciences, benjamin franklin parkway, bug fest, drexel university, events, family friendly, museums, summer events,
Great Tour of Philadelphia

Free, 12-hour walking tour past more than 200 city attractions

Starts at the National Constitution Center 525 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square, Center City East, Market East / Convention Center, Old City, Society Hill Tags: attractions, benjamin franklin parkway, events, fall events, great tour, great tour of philadelphia, historic philadelphia, market east, museums, old city, tours,
The Franklin Institute

One of the oldest and most beloved science museums in the country

222 N. 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square Tags: benjamin franklin, family friendly, family friendly philadelphia, for kids, imax theater, logan square, museums, open mondays, parkway museums, philadelphia, philadelphia science museum, planetarium, science museums, the franklin, the franklin institute,
Making A Classic Modern:
Frank Gehry’s Master Plan for
the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Learn more about the major renovation and expansion the for city’s iconic structure

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square Tags: arts, events, exhibitions, frank gehry, making a classic modern, museums, philadelphia museum of art, renovation, summer events,
Schuylkill River Heritage Center at Phoenixville

A 120-year-old building repurposed to highlight Phoenixville’s Iron and Steel legacy

2 N. Main St.
Phoenixville, PA 19460

Neighborhood: Tags: attractions, chester county, museums, phoenix iron & steel, phoenixville, schuylkill river heritage center,
The Stoogeum

World’s only museum dedicated to Moe, Larry, Curly and even Shemp

904 SHEBLE LANE
AMBLER, PA 19477

Neighborhood: Tags: ambler, attractions, montgomery county, museums, the stoogeum, three stooges,
Granite Hill

A premier restaurant inside the Philadelphia Museum of Art

2601 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square Tags: dining, fairmount, granite hill, museums, philadelphia museum of art, restaurants,
Native American Voices:
The People—Here and Now

Challenging preconceptions of Native American culture at the Penn Museum

3260 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhood: University City Tags: events, exhibitions, history, museums, native american voices, penn museum, spring events, summer events, university of pennsylvania, winter events,
Genghis Khan at The Franklin Institute

How a 13th-century Mongolian warrior changed the world

222 N. 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square Tags: benjamin franklin parkway, events, exhibitions, fall events, genghis khan, museums, summer events, the franklin institute, winter events,
Yinka Shonibare MBE: Magic Ladders
at the Barnes Foundation

Groundbreaking new exhibition examining history, race, slavery and commerce

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square Tags: art museums, arts, barnes foundation, events, exhibitions, magic ladders, museums, winter events, yinka shonibare mbe,
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Third-largest art museum in the country and a must-see attraction

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square, Fairmount Tags: art museums, attractions, benjamin franklin parkway, museums, parkway museums, philadelphia, philadelphia museum of art,
Museum at the Chemical Heritage Foundation

Exploring the impact of science and technology

315 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: chemical heritage foundation, chf, historic philadelphia, making modernity, museums, old city, philadelphia museums, science museums,
Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Philadelphia’s most artistic mile

Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square Tags: academy of natural sciences, attractions, benjamin franklin parkway, museums, must see philly, outdoors, philadelphia museum of art, rodin museum, the barnes foundation, the franklin institute, top picks,
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